This year there are a lot of public Holidays in Myanmar.

Be aware, there are often last minute announcements of additional holiday’s, maybe if people are upset that it falls on a normal holiday. But officially, if the Public Holidays in Myanmar is on Saturday or Sunday, it will not replace another working day.

International New Year January 01
Independence Day
January 04,05,06
Union Day February 12
Peasants’ Day March 02
Full Moon Day of Tabaung March 08,09
Armed Forces Day March 27
Thingyan Festival
April 10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17
World Worker’s Day May 1
Full Moon Day of Kasone May 6
Martyr’s Day July 19,20
Full Moon Day of second Waso (Beginning of Buddhist Lent) August 03
Full Moon Day of Thadingyut (End of Buddhist Lent)
October 29,30,31, November 01,02
Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
November 27,28,29,30
National Day December 09
Christmas Day December 25
New Year Eve Day December 31


Public Holidays in Myanmar are often related to religious and cultural festivals very worth exploring.


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